Does your business need money? Read this!

Berkonomics

However, most often, these funds are solicited by a well-meaning entrepreneur from investors who are not qualified as accredited investors under the law (currently requiring a proved income of $200,000 a year or $1 million in net worth for an individual investor).

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Every Dollar Spent At A Startup Should Yield A Return

InfoChachkie

Richard White, author of The Entrepreneur’s Manual , surveyed a number of venture capitalists, asking them to identify the characteristics of successful, serial entrepreneurs. For many years after Microsoft became highly successful, its executives (yes, including Mr. Gates) flew coach.

Why Hearing “No” in a Fund-Raising Process is Actually Healthy

Both Sides of the Table

Every entrepreneur wants to hear “yes” during the fund-raising process but I would argue that being too risk averse and not pushing hard enough and be willing to hear a “no” is what holds back many people from “yes.” It surprises me how few entrepreneurs even know what the next step is.

Why you should never have a data room — the most counter-intuitive fund-raising advice you’ll ever…

Both Sides of the Table

Or if you’re a VC raising from LPs you have to list all of your deals, your investment value, your carrying value, your multiples, your IRRs, TVPIs, DPIs, etc along with net cashflows plus your previous LPAs. Most entrepreneurs (and VCs raising from LPs) think this means progress.

Pipeline Fellowship | Raising Women to Become Investors

Tech Zulu Event

We also want to create more capital for women entrepreneurs to increase the chances of being funded and connected to a bigger network. Entrepreneurs are everywhere and capital isn’t. Also, the skill sets and expertise they can learn and experience as an entrepreneur.

Interview with Robin Richards, Internships.com

socalTECH

One of the more successful serial entrepreneurs here in Southern California has been Robin D. Those include how-to on resumes, aptitude tests, videos, coaching seminars, and more of that nature. Robin Richards: I'm looking for entrepreneurs who will not be denied.

How to Kick Start Your Community’s Startup Scene

Both Sides of the Table

The basic components are obvious: talented founders, great engineers, angel money, venture capital, access to larger corporates (for business, funding & talent), great education / research (for IP breakthroughs) and a sufficient ecosystem of mentors, advisors, executive coaches and mavens.

Raising Seed Capital Now: 10 Tips

Tech Coast Venture Network

Investors and entrepreneurs who won at the fundraising game during and after the Great Recession offer advice on landing equity money. To help you get a jump-start with fundraising, I’ve gathered tips from active early-stage investors and entrepreneurs who managed to beat the odds by raising capital during and after the Great Recession. Meet angels via the entrepreneurs they’ve funded.

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Omkar Kulkarni On The Cedars-Sinai, Techstars Health Accelerator

socalTECH

It's hard to get that kind of rapid feedback, guidance, coaching, and mentoring in such a short period of time elsewhere. Omkar Kulkarni: We're deliberately casting a wide net.

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Omkar Kulkarni On The Cedar Sinai-Techstars Health Accelerator

socalTECH

It's hard to get that kind of rapid feedback, guidance, coaching, and mentoring in such a short period of time elsewhere. Omkar Kulkarni: We're deliberately casting a wide net.

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Don’t Cede Control: Why You Need to Cut out Middle Men in Negotiations

Both Sides of the Table

Yet a critical mistake I see many entrepreneurs make is that they hand over too much control to their third-parties. That said, there are times where you need to cast a wider net. As an entrepreneur I have one company to sell. Middle Men. Middle People?

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Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

SoCal Delicious

before which is second-time entrepreneurs. of Internet entrepreneurs following up on the successes of the first generation (Overture, etc.). RSS ); Why You Should Start a Company in.